Career Development

The June Patron '65 Endowed Internship Award

Deadline: May 15

The June Patron '65 Endowed Internship Award ($500) is given annually by the Political Science Department to a student who has secured an unpaid summer internship in Washington, DC with an office in any branch of the US national government (executive, legislative, or judicial) or with an organization that interacts with the government, such as a lobbying group or "think tank." Interested students should submit the following:

  • 1-2 page statement describing the internship, your reasons for pursuing it, and how it connects to your Clark education thus far
  • a proposed budget (the costs involved, such as travel, housing, etc.)
  • your resume
  • a copy of your unofficial transcript.

Applications are due by May 15. Internships must be secured before the May 15 deadline. Applications for internships that are pending will not be accepted.

Applications should be e-mailed or sent to: Judith Barton, Department Assistant, Political Science Department, Jefferson 302.

(Please note that graduating seniors are not eligible for this Award.)